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dry wall[′drī ‚wȯl]
A wall covered with wallboard, in contrast to plaster.
A wall constructed of rock without cementing material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. An interior wall, constructed with a dry-wall finish material such as gypsum board or plywood; also see dry construction.
2. In masonry construction, a self-supporting rubble or ashlar wall built without mortar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.